The Back Country (Music)
With Jeff Corbin
Sat Mar 30th 2013 3.00pm–5.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Connie Smith “Ain't You Even Gonna Cry” from Long Line of Heartaches (SUGAR HILL ww.sugarhillrecords.com 2011) —One written by Johnny Russell. This Country Music Hall of Fame member is still putting out great records.Buy it!
Miss Leslie and Her Juke-Jointers “Cry, Cry, Cry” from Honky Tonk Happy Hour (Zero Records 2006) —This was a hit for Connie Smith back in the '60s and Connie is one of Miss Leslie's musical heroes. Leslie has a new release coming out this summer.Buy it!
Elana James “Goodbye Liza Jane” from Elana James (Snarf Records 2006) —Elana is better known as one-third of the great trio, Hot Club of Cowtown, a terrific fiddle player and a fine vocalist. Johnny Gimble and Dave Biller help out on this one.Buy it!
The Carper Family “Can't Shake the Sands of Texas from My Shoes” from Back When (self 2012) —The Carper Family has a new release coming out in the next couple of months. Good news that. Better news is we might get to see them in STL in May.Buy it!
Susanna Van Tassel “Closing Time” from My Little Star (The Music Room 2002) —Thanks to East Side Slim for his copy of this release. I hope Susanna can resume her musical career after her child-rearing days are through.Buy it!
Melba Montgomery “I Turn Up Missing Again” from Things That Keep You Going (RPM Music 2011) —Melba co-wrote all of the songs on this album except one with the great Verlon Thompson. She is still in great voice.Buy it!
Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard “Mary Johnson” from Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerard (Rounder 1998) —One that Alice wrote. I sure do miss Hazel. I'll bet she might have joined the UMWA workers marching down Market Street a few weeks ago as Mr. Peabody hauled away their pension benefits.Buy it!
Sarah And The Tall Boys “My Last Two Dollars” from A Lifetime Worth of Sin (self 2010) —Formerly out of Chicago, Sarah and Ian have now relocated to Nashville but promise to continue making regular stops in STL.Buy it!
Zoe Muth & the Lost High Rollers “Let's Just Be Friends for Tonight” from Starlight Hotel (Signature Sounds Recordings Company 2011) —Zoe has made the move from Seattle to Austin to further pursue her musical muse.Buy it!
Teri Joyce “Kitchen Radio” (Cow Island Music 2009) —Many of the usual Texas suspects helping out on this release, including Biller, Stringer,Muse, Cashdollar, Flores, Domino, Trevino, Pankratz, Leigh and Roger Wallace.Buy it!
Ruby Dee and The Snakehandlers “Settin' the Woods on Fire” from Live from Austin Texas (Dionysus Records / Bacchus Archives / Orange Sky / Hell Yeah 2011) —Ruby brings real high energy to her performances.Buy it!
Nora Jane Struthers & The Party Line “Party Line” from Carnival (Blue Pig Music 2013) —No, it isn't a political statement. Ask your grandparents about a party line. Our ring was "two shorts" when I was growing up.Buy it!
Jimmy Bryant “Georgia Boogie (outro)” from Frettin' Fingers: The Lightning Guitar of Jimmy Bryant (Sundazed 1995)Buy it!
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